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MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Miller, Russel


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Course

MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Semester

F2AA 2006 LC

Faculty

Miller, Russel

Title

Sr. Professor

Degrees/Certificates

PhD
MSEE
BSEE

Office Hours

Anytime via telephone, e-mail, or by appointment

Daytime Phone

977-4259

Other Phone

523-7999

E-Mail

russel.miller@park.edu

Web Page

http://captain.park.edu/millermath

Semester Dates

23 Oct 06 - 17 Dec 06

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

4:45 - 7:25 PM

Prerequisites

MA131 and MA141 or MA150 or equivalent

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Larson, Hostetler, and Edwards. Calculus, 8th Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.

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Additional Resources:
Various volumes of the Shaum's Outline Series are great for review or supplemental resources.

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Course Description:
The study of the calculus begins with an examination of the real number system and the Cartesian plane. Additional topics to be considered include: functions and their graphs, limits and differentiation techniques, the mean value theorem, application of the derivative, indefinite integration, the trigonometric functions. PREREQUISITE: MA 150 or equivalent. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Success in mathematics requires a lot of practice, and students are expected to work sufficient numbers of problems outside of class to attain an adequate level of proficiency.  Math courses are not exercises in "memorization", rather, upon completion of the course the student should have a thorough understanding of the fundamentals and be able to effectively apply the learned concepts to new problems and accurately interpret the results.  Students must take responsibility for their own learning.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define a mathematical limit and compute various limits
  2. Define a continuous function
  3. Recognize where continuity occurs and its consequences
  4. Define the derivative in terms of a limit of a difference quotient and recognize its geometric applications and properties
  5. Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric, and exponential functions
  6. Utilize first and second derivatives to graph functions
  7. Apply derivatives to optimization and related rates problems
  8. Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the difference rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, the chain rule


Core Assessment:




















Core Assessment for MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I


1. Define a mathematical limit and compute various limits.


2. Define a continuous function.


3. Recognize where continuity occurs and its consequences.


4. Define the derivative in terms of a limit of a difference quotient and recognize its geometric applications and properties


5. Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric functions, and exponential functions.


6. Utilize first and second derivatives to graph functions.


7. Apply derivatives to optimization and related rates problems


8. Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the difference rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, and the chain rule

Link to Class Rubric

Class Assessment:

- Homework assignments
- Quizzes
- Exams

Grading:

- Participation, 8%
- Homework, 8%
- Quizzes, 9% 
- Exams, 75%  (3 @ 25% each) 

Final Grades will be assigned based on:
90 to 100 A
80 to < 90 B
70 to < 80 C
60 to < 70 D
< 60 F

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Assignments should be turned in on the specified due date.  A penalty of 10% per class period beyond the due date will be assessed on late work, at the discretion of the instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students will be courteous and respectful to each other and the instructor at all times.  Disruptions of the learning environment will not be tolerated.  Students will not eat or drink (except water) in the classrooms at any time.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Schedule subject to change.

Week

Lecture Topic

Reading Assignment,

Exams,

1

Alegebra, Trigonometry Review

Chapter P

Pre-Test

2

Limits

Chapter 1

Quiz #1

3

Derivatives

Chapter 2

Quiz #2, Exam #1

4

Derivatives cont, and Applications of Differentiation

Chapter 3

Quiz #3

5

Applications of Differentiation

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Quiz #4

6

Anti-Derivatives and Indefinite Integration

4.1-4.2

Exam #2, Quiz #5

7

Differentiation of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

5.1, 5.3, 5.4

Quiz #6

8

Catch-up/review

Chapters 1-4

Quiz #7, Exam#3


Academic Honesty:
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Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "W".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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Rubric

CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Outcomes
1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Can solve 5 out of 5 problems involving limits Can solve 4 out of 5 problems involving limits Can solve 3 or fewer out of 5 problems involving limits Makes no attempt to solve any limit problem 
Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Outcomes
4, 5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Can find the derivative of 5 out of 5 functions Can find the derivative of 4 out of 5 functions Can find the derivative of 3 or fewer  out of 5 functions Makes no attempt to solve any derivative problem 
Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
2, 3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Can solve 5 out of 5 problems correctly concerning continuity Can solve 4 out of 5 problems correctly concerning continuity Can solve 3 or fewer out of  5 problems correctly concerning continuity Makes no attempt to solve any problem concerning continuity 
Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Outcomes
5, 8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, and the chain rule to 5 out of 5 problems correctly Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, and the chain rule to 4 out of 5 problems correctly Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, and the chain rule to 3 or fewer out of 5 problems correctly Makes no attempt to provide any application 
Content of Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
1, 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Can define what a limit is with perfect  accuracy. Can define what a continuous function is with perfect accuracy Can define what a limit is with substantially complete accuracy.                                             Can define what a continuous function is with substantially complete accuracy Can define what a limit is with incomplete  accuracy.                                              Can define what a continuous function is   with incomplete accuracy. Makes no attempt to define any concept 
Technical skill in communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Outcomes
4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Can define a derivative in terms of the limit of a difference quotient with perfect accuracy Can define a derivative in terms of the limit of a difference quotient with substantially complete accuracy Can define a derivative in terms of the limit of a difference quotient with incomplete accuracy Makes no attempt to define any concept 
Graphing functions using calculus                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Outcomes
6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Can utilize first and second derivatives to graph a function  with greater than 80% accuracy. Can utilize first and second derivatives to graph a function  with  80% accuracy. Can utilize first and second derivatives to graph a function  with less than  80% accuracy. Makes no attempt to graph any function 
Solving optimiztion and related rates problems                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Outcomes
7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Can apply derivatives to solve 5 out of 5 problems of optimization or related rates Can apply derivatives to solve 4 out of 5 problems of optimization or related rates Can apply derivatives to solve 3 or fewer  out of 5 problems of optimization or related rates Makes no attempt to solve any optimization or related rates problem 

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